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Posted by: Hiscock Legal Aid Society - 4/25/2023
Job Expires: 6/30/2023
Supervising Attorney - Parole Program

About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit agency located in Syracuse, New York and is a primary provider of legal services to low-income individuals in Central New York. HLA promotes the right of every person to equal justice under the law by providing high-quality legal assistance to individuals and families in need. For more information, please visit

About the Position: HLA seeks an attorney experienced in indigent defense to serve as Supervising Attorney of its Parole Program. The candidate hired for this position will lead HLA’s Parole Program, which consists of two staff attorneys, one social worker, and one law assistant, to ensure we provide high-quality representation to those facing revocation of their parole in Onondaga County, New York. The Supervising Attorney both handles parole revocation cases and oversees the other staff members in the Parole Program. The Supervising Attorney will report to the Managing Attorney of Criminal and Appeals Programs, and will also assist in the collection of data in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services. This position offers a unique opportunity to serve in a leadership role at a collaborative, established non-profit office providing high-quality representation to people in need.

Qualifications: Admission to New York Bar, and at least three (3) years of experience in indigent defense. Strong written and oral advocacy skills. Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to indigent defense. Ability to multi-task. Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences.

Salary Transparency: $71,307 to $98,657 annually, depending on candidate qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Excellent fringe benefits include: generous paid vacation, sick, personal, and hourly leave; minimum of 14 paid holidays per year; health, dental, life, and vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with employer match; and eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Standard office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday from Labor Day through Memorial Day, and 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Executive Director, at hiring

Hiscock Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, and communities to apply.

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